Royal Zambezi Lodge
Luxury accomodation Swimming pool
Luxury accomodation
Swimming pool

Royal Zambezi Lodge

Royal Zambezi Lodge, an intimate family-owned property, is situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River on the edge of the unique Lower Zambezi National Park, directly opposite Mana Pool National Heritage Site.




How this intimate family owned property combines outstanding hospitality with nature’s most amazing creations.The location for Royal Zambezi Lodge was specifically chosen for its positioning which allows for a wide variety of safari activities including fishing, fly-fishing, game viewing, sunset river cruises, professionally guided canoeing trips, open vehicle guided drives, night drives and walking safaris.

Need to Know

3.5sq Kilometers in river frontage.
15 luxury tented suites.
Award winning Bush Spa.
Open all year round.


The Lower Zambezi National Park and Chiawa Game Management area is home to large herds of elephant and buffalo, and offers frequent lion and leopard sightings. The qualified Royal Zambezi guides come with over 50 years of experience in the Lower Zambezi.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, hyena, hippo, crocodile,kudu,zebra, impala, warthog, waterbuck, wild dog,serval and African wildcat. About 400 bird species can be seen in an incredibly varied and beautiful habitat.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Guests can visit the local cultural village which is a 45 minute boat ride from the lodge. Guests can also tour Conservation Lower Zambezi, who spearhead the conservation effort in the area and have a learning center .


Luxury river facing accommodation
Royal Bush Spa
Quality restaurant
Infinity pool with sundeck
Curio shop
Wifi access
24 hour electricity


15 luxury tented suites, 3 Presidential, 4 Deluxe suites and 8 Classic suites. Royal Zambezi Lodge is a striking combination of contemporary style and comfort in a completely unspoiled bush environment.Offering king-size beds in fully netted, canvas tents under thatched canopies, comfortable sofas in front of roaring open fires and airy verandahs, the lodge is a luxurious base from which to explore this beautiful area.


Safari Awards 2016 COUNTRY WINNER- Best Safari Spa/Retreat

Safari Awards 2016 FINALISTS- Best community focused property, best family safari property, best safari cuisine, best safari spa/retreat, most romantic safari property

Safari Awards 2016 HIGHLY RECOMMENDED - Best community focused, best family safari experience, most romantic safari property

Safari Awards 2016 HIGHLY RECOMMENDED- Continent Best Safari Spa

Safari Awards 2017 RUNNER UP - Best Family Safari Experience 

Safari Awards 2017 COUNTRY WINNER - Best Safari Spa or Retreat 



2015 WINNER- Best Safari Lodge



2015 WINNER- Best Community Outreach Program



2017 WINNER AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST AWARDS-  Luxury Lodge of the Year

2015 GLOBAL AWARDS – WINNER- Luxury Lodge of the Year

*World Luxury Hotel Awards winner in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2014
*World Luxury Spa Awards Winner 2013,2014
*Safari Awards Runner Up 2015 Most Romantic Safari Property


2017 Best Value Tob Establishment



High Season: April to November
Secret Season: January to March & December.

Average StayAverage Stay

Average length of stay is normally 4 nights.

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

Average rates start from $590 per person per night sharing.

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children under the age of 6 on request.
Lodge has a family unit
* Unit consists of 2 classics joined by a raised walkway.

Contact and Social Media

To find out more, visit Royal Zambezi Lodge's website.

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at

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